The Sindh government has decided to take up the renovation and restoration work of the historical temples and churches in the province. The provincial government has announced to start the repair work on the historical worship places of Christians in Hindus.
For this reason a Rs400 million project is set to be launched to make safe temples, churches and other places of worship across the province. Furthermore, officials said that the project would involve purchase and installation of surveillance cameras at places of worship across the province.
The decision to undertake this project was taken at a meeting held in the office of the Provincial Minister for Minorities Affairs, Dr Mohan Lal Kohistani. During the meeting the current condition of temples and churches was reviewed, whole at the same time, Dr. Mohan Lal K, said that he had already requested the Federal government for allocation of special funds for repair work of the historic temples, churches and worship places of other minorities.
During the meeting, he said that several churches and temples have already been repaired by his department. Federal Government has been requested allocation of funds for restoration of historical temple near Bhodesar, District Tharparkar and other holy places of Hindus and Christians in Sindh.
In this regard, Khatumal Jeewan special assistant to the chief minister Sindh said that the provincial government has also initiated a project which involves installation of security surveillance cameras at temples, churches and gurdwaras. “This project will greatly enhance the level of security at places of worship,” he said.